Development and sea trials of a new Camera-Based Assessment Survey System for reef fish stocks assessment

@article{Lembke2013DevelopmentAS,
  title={Development and sea trials of a new Camera-Based Assessment Survey System for reef fish stocks assessment},
  author={Chad Lembke and Alex Silverman and Steven Butcher and Steve Murawski and Sarah Grasty and Xianpeng Shi},
  journal={2013 OCEANS - San Diego},
  year={2013},
  pages={1-7}
}
A new towed camera system, known as the Camera-Based Assessment Survey System (C-BASS), is being developed for reef fish stock assessments. This system has the capability of facilitating large-scale quantitative assessments and allows fisheries scientists to enumerate economically important reef fishes in areas such as coral reefs where traditional surveying approaches are not feasible. The system is designed for versatility and simplicity with the goal of being deployable from any vessel… CONTINUE READING